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Research Voyager 1 Fires Up its Old Thrusters After 37 Years
Author: 0 Voyager 1 Fires Up its Old Thrusters After 37 Years

It relies on small devices called thrusters to orient itself so it can communicate with Earth. It did. After almost four decades of dormancy, the Aerojet Rocketdyne manufactured thrusters fired perfectly. By switching to the spacecraft's "trajectory correction maneuver" thrusters, last used during the spacecraft's encounter with Saturn in 1980, engineers say they will be able to extend the lifetime of Voyager by two or three more years before its waning power reserves expire.

Research First (and last) supermoon of 2017 is coming
Author: 0 First (and last) supermoon of 2017 is coming

As it reaches fullness, the moon will also be making its closest approach to Earth around the same time, designating it a "supermoon". The moon will be visible to see on Sunday after 5 p.m. "The supermoons are a great opportunity for people to start looking at the Moon, not just that once but every chance they have!" says Noah Petro, a research scientist from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

Research There's An Amiibo On Every Box Of Super Mario Cereal
Author: 0 There's An Amiibo On Every Box Of Super Mario Cereal

Not only do you get a tasty breakfast cereal in the morning, but the box acts as an Amiibo . Along with that confirmation comes more details about what the box will do when used as an amiibo. According to the cereal focused website Cerealousy , Kelloggs is apparently working on a Super Mario-themed cereal. "We are always looking for new opportunities to bring smiles to people of all ages, and this is a fun way to kick off the day".

Research How to fully enjoy 2017's only supermoon
Author: 0 How to fully enjoy 2017's only supermoon

A supermoon, of course, is no bigger than the moon at any given time, but the term refers to when a new or full moon coincides with the lunar orbit coming in close proximity to Earth, according to National Geographic . Make sure to look up on Sunday night to catch the only supermoon of 2017. The best time to watch a supermoon is when it's low, near the horizon. According to timeanddate.com, supermoons will look about 7 percent bigger than an average full moon (and 12 to 14 percent bigger ...

Research MacOS High Sierra bug allows access to Mac without a password
Author: 0 MacOS High Sierra bug allows access to Mac without a password

Click then lock icon in the Directory Utility window, then enter an administrator name and password. In the meantime, impacted users with admin access should type the following command from the terminal: '$ sudo passwd root' . One Twitter user called Mike Hanley said: 'This is not the password-less future we all had in mind'. In a communication sent to ComputerWorld , Apple advised the following: "We are working on a software update to address this issue".

Research European data watchdogs go after Uber
Author: 0 European data watchdogs go after Uber

In a letter to Ferguson's office last week, an Uber attorney wrote that the company "now thinks it was wrong not to provide notice to affected users at the time". Uber is expected to begin reaching out to those affected shortly to notify them. With investigations under way by the attorneys general of Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Mexico, and NY, there will likely be more on this front soon.

Research Microsoft is building a massive new headquarters that looks nothing like Apple's
Author: 0 Microsoft is building a massive new headquarters that looks nothing like Apple's

The new construction will add about 2.5 million sq. feet (0,23 sq. kms) of new space that will allow the company to bring 8,000 new employees on campus (the current campus occupies about 15 million sq. The move by Microsoft stands in contrast to Amazon's Jeff Bezos, who created a frenzied bidding war with his plan to build a second North American headquarters in a yet undecided location.

Research Unlocked HTC U11 Update to Oreo Rolling Out Today
Author: 0 Unlocked HTC U11 Update to Oreo Rolling Out Today

The company launched the latest update earlier last week, and now two of the great smartphones of Sony is notifying its users of the software update. Unfortunately, he didn't share any specific in terms of dates, but now that it's rolling out for the HTC U11 , we can only hope that it will reach more HTC handsets and carrier-locked devices soon.

Research OnePlus 5 To Become Out-Of-Date As OnePlus 5T Rolls Out
Author: 0 OnePlus 5 To Become Out-Of-Date As OnePlus 5T Rolls Out

The device comes with a 6.01-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. By carrying more current and shifting the power management from the device to the adapter to keep the phone cooler during charging, Dash Charge can continue to fast charge the OnePlus 5T even while using Global Positioning System or playing graphically intensive games.

Research Android Oreo reaches final build for OnePlus 3 and 3T
Author: 0 Android Oreo reaches final build for OnePlus 3 and 3T

The OnePlus 5 was also promised to be upgraded to OnePlus 5 through the Oreo open beta later this month. Moreover, the changelog says the app folder design has also been revamped. Now, OnePlus has also confirmed that the Oreo update is now available for OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T smartphone. The company has now started rolling out the stable OxygenOS 5.0 update, based on Android 8.0 Oreo.

Research New planet could support life: ESO observatory
Author: 0 New planet could support life: ESO observatory

There are many exoplanets orbiting dwarf stars with the potential to support life, but most of those stars are very active and throw off enough radiation to destroy anything living. "The presence of a planet in Ross 128 is a fortunate result for our research and we plan to continue observing this star", he told International Business Times .

Research Amazon brings Prime, Alexa and Alexa devices to Canada
Author: 0 Amazon brings Prime, Alexa and Alexa devices to Canada

Alongside the Echo launch, Amazon is also opening the Alexa Skills Kit and Alexa Voice Service for local developers and hardware makers to create integrations built on Alexa for the Canadian market. Also available today is Amazon's new Smart Home Store , which lists all smart devices available for purchase from a variety of manufacturers. Amazon has been encouraging online shoppers to avail of Alexa since it made over 100 exclusive deals available for Alexa users during its third-annual ...

Research Hitman to Become Hulu TV Series
Author: 0 Hitman to Become Hulu TV Series

Hitman has been a huge success, selling over 25 million copies of its game since it was released in 2000. It's hoped that Hitman will become a flagship series for Hulu and Fox 21 . The 2015 follow-up movie, Hitman: Agent 47 , did even worse and only received nine percent on the rating website. Hitman is a long-running video game franchise.

Research GameStop Hits Pause On Its PowerPass Game Rental System
Author: 0 GameStop Hits Pause On Its PowerPass Game Rental System

Just days before it was due to commence, retailer GameStop has delayed the wide launch of its unlimited secondhand game rental program, PowerPass . Whatever the problem, it was enough to suspend the program indefinitely. GameStop's upcoming PowerPass used games subscription service hasn't even been officially launched yet, and it has already hit a pothole.

Author: 0 Qualcomm 'set to reject' Broadcom takeover offer

Despite that, it seems that Broadcom's offer wasn't enough for Qualcomm's board of directors. After getting an on-the-record rejection of its buyout bid for Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM ), Broadcom (NASDAQ: AVGO ) says it's still "fully committed" to the deal.

Author: 0 Microsoft Black Friday 2017 Deals Officially Announced

The Surface Pro i5 with 265GB of storage will be marked down $329, and the model with 128GB of storage will be reduced by $229. Xbox One X is off to a positive start, with a United Kingdom launch week sales total which matched that of Nintendo Switch earlier this year.

Research Twitter Put a Pause on Handing Out Verifications
Author: 0 Twitter Put a Pause on Handing Out Verifications

Jack Dorsey vowed that his company would take a more aggressive stance on things like "hate symbols, violent groups, and tweets that glorifies violence". The White supremacist organizer celebrated his blue check mark on Twitter by tweeting: "Looks like I FINALLY got verified by Twitter ". "Communists have killed 94 million".

Author: 0 Sheep can recognise human faces

In experiments in which the animals were rewarded with food for picking out portraits of Bruce, Watson and Barack Obama , sheep proved they were experts at identifying individuals. Jake Gyllenhaal , seen here with an animal that is not a sheep. "Sheep are long-lived and have brains that are similar in size and complexity to those of some monkeys".

Author: 0 Video shows cop punching disorderly female football fan in the face

An armed robber on a bicycle rolled up to man who had just walked out of a Northwest Miami-Dade food market, demanded money and then shot him in the face, police said. The Pembroke Pines woman, a registered nurse, bonded out Sunday morning. As for what happened before the video, according to the arrest report, Ross went to Section 129 after a disturbance was reported there.

Research Confirmed: OnePlus 5T launching on November 16
Author: 0 Confirmed: OnePlus 5T launching on November 16

Earlier it was reported by website Gizmo China, that the Chinese start-up is planning to launch One Plus 5 T smartphone in November 2018. OnePlus is expected to launch its next device, the OnePlus 5T this month. The OnePlus 5T is said to feature a 6-inch AMOLED screen without an in-display fingerprint reader. On analyzing the image, it shows the iconic skyscraper "Empire State Building" which is popular sightseeing spot as well as you might have seen the building in most Hollywood ...